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. by the way, former president bush remains in a houston hospital and is likely to be there for a while according to a spokeswoman. he's been in intensive care since sunday and his doctors say he's dealing with a persistent fever. he was hospitalized more than a month ago with a case of bronchitis. his spokeswoman said he's getting excellent treatment and advises everyone to, quote, put the harps back in the sclos it. >>> overseas the state department closed up. rebel forces have taken up several cities and are advancing on the capital. they're search-rich and is a former french colony. they say the government is not honoring a cease five including release of political leaders. >> back in the u.s., the storm has come and gone and at least 16 deaths are blamed on the weather. in hard-hit arkansas, more than 135 homes and businesses remain without power. edward lawrence reporting. >> reporter: snow blowers and plows are pushing through a foot of snow in the upstate new york. the icy snow is a challenge for those who only have a shovel. >> it's been brutal. >> reporter: the storm drops sev
and four touchdowns against houston. in the fourth, brady dumped the pass off. breaking tackles, the ball pops out. brandon loy falls on it in the end zone. new england destroys the texans 42-14. the loss snaps houston's six-game winning streak and puts the patriots one game behind the texans for the conference top seed. >>> in basketball, the heat shut down the hawks. lebron james was flying high, slamming his way to 27 points. dwyane wade popped in another 26 to help miami beat atlanta 101-92. the heat are now 10-1 at home this season. >>> remember lin-sanity? jeremy lin is with houston and scored 38 points against the spurs. the game goes into o.t., and they pull away. san antonio has won five in a row. >>> and heisman trophy winner johnny manziel, also known as johnny football, paid a visit to david letterman. his topic, "the top ten perks of winning the heisman trophy." >> old nickname, johnny football. new nickname, heisman trophy winner johnny football. maybe mom will stop nagging me to go to dental school. i'll probably be the only heisman trophy winner at my high school reunion.
for the colts' regular season finale against houston. at a news conference pagano thanked his wife of 23 years. tina pagano stayed right by his side throughout his hospital stay. >> i want to thank you. she's a soldier, a warrior, my soul mate. >> pagano also thanked his doctor, the community, and of course his team. many of the colts shaved their heads last month to honor him. a couple colts cheerleaders shaved their heads as well for cancer research funding. pagano's comeback may be the most uplifting story from the sports world for 2012. we'll take a look at ten other stories that grabbed headlines some beyond the sports pages. >> today is a new day at augusta national. >> augusta national, perhaps the most prestigious golf club in america and home of the masters had excluded women from its membership roles since its opening in 1932. but that changed in august with a highly show cased admission. a former secretary of state, condoleezza rice, and darla moore, south carolina businesswoman. >> i haven't thought yet about where i'll play but i have thought a lot about where i've been. >> when q
after a mechanical problem. the united flight had taken off from houston to newark when the problem developed yesterday. over a 10-minute span, the plane dropped 10,000 feet and slowed drastically. it landed safely in new orleans. and passengers were put on another flight. >>> a week of stormy weather is finally tapering off in the west. but not before a few more hours of drenching rain in northern california. the worst is over for the pacific northwest after the fourth storm in a week brought up to a half-foot of rain and some gusty winds. in oregon, more people lost electricity when falling trees crashed down on power lines. hopefully things will stay calm there. they've paid their dues the last week or so. >>> time, now, for a look at weather across the country on this wednesday. those storms bring showers, though, to portland, seattle, salt lake city and helena. up to a foot of snow in the northern rockies, cascades and sierra nevada. a big cooldown in the midwest. scattered showers and thunderstorms in the carolinas, atlanta and new orleans. >> 50s in the northeast. mostly 40s
, 88-year-old george h.w. bush remains in a hospital in houston where he's been since last month battling a bad cough. the former president now has a persistent fever. bob orr joins us now from washington with details. bob. >> reporter: good evening, jim. well, a spokesman for the bush family says that former president george h.w. bush is in "guarded condition," with that stubborn fever you mentioned that's not responding well to tylenol. the 88-year-old former president is on a liquid diet, and tonight he's in an intensive care unit at the houston hospital where he's been battling bronchitis and a series of setbacks over the past month or so. the spokesman said mr. bush's condition seems a little bit worse than it was on sunday, but he noted at the same time it's a bit better than it was yesterday. we're told he doesn't have very much energy, but his doctors are said to be "cautiously optimistic," and they believe they have all of his health issues in hand. jim. >> axelrod: thank you, bob. the news is better for south africa's former president, nelson mandela. he was released fr
. >>> and take a look at this. massive fireball that you'll see there, streaking across the sky over houston. unfortunately, it was not a ufo. simply a meteor that people saw before dawn, driving. very unfortunate. it was so bright, a camera caught it 500 miles away. had it been a ufo, obviously, a life-changer. >>> and it was supposed to be the game of the year between new england and houston last night. wasn't even close. even when things didn't go as planned, as you see here, well, the patriots took advantage, fumbling into the end zone. why not? tom brady and the patriots steamrolling the houston, texans. the new daddy threw for four scores. and right now, there's no doubt about who the kings of the hill are in the nfl. >> josh, thanks very much. >>> we're going to turn to the brazen shooting in midday, midtown manhattan, just steps away from carnegie hall. a young man executed. one bullet to the back of the head in a mob-style hit. this was calm and cold-blooded. >> reporter: this crime was carefully planned. an execution-style shooting on a busy sidewalk, just during lunchtime, with a
are threatening to whack off the job on sunday. a walk-off could shut ports down from boston to houston. they move more than 1,400 million tons a year. >>> seaworld is known for its water shows and killer whales. iter and $80 million during the first nine months of this year. seaworld's other properties include two busch garden parks and sesame place in pennsylvania. duarte? erica ferrar. >>> thanks erica. straight ahead, your weather and in sports dwyane wade gets hit where it counts, in the wallet. this ill-advised attack on this player. >>> here's a look at today's ♪ aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print, and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ >>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. new york, mostly sunny, 39 degrees. miami, mostly sunny, 77. chaurks occasional snow, 34 degrees. dallas, showers, 47. las angeles, mostly sunny, 63 degrees. >>> time now for a check of the national forecast. heavy w
't have land use restrictions. housing prices in houston, which has no zoning, are higher today than they were in 2008. so we don't see the kind of decline when you don't have the land use restrictions. the restrictions are a because the bubbles and that on caused a financial crisis. host: our guest is randal o'toole. marshall is joining us some inglewood, florida, democratic line. - marsha.ood mornin caller: good morning. president obama is focused on we can do better. i do not hope that or dream that or wonder that. i believe that and i am not even worried. i wish people had less worry. thank you. guest: we have a variety of problems. i think most of our problems are institutional. i think people misperceive the problems. in the 1970's we had a big scare about urban sprawl gobbling up our farmlands. yet all the urban areas in the country only cover less than 3% of the land area of the united states. we have a billion acres of farmland and yet in 1985 the florida legislature passed a law that protect farmland from urban sprawl. that law ended up causing a huge housing bubble that ha
, houston, a chicago, nueva york. es pÚblico latino. es esta, esta neocolonizaciÓn latina que se estÁ produciendo. >>> menos serios se rie cuando habla de diferencias de sabina con fÚtbol. >>> en fÚtbol tienen diferencias. >>> sÍ, no es muy fanÁtico, es del atlÉtico de madrid pero light. >>> y usted? >>> soy intensivo, absolutamente alto de barcelona. soy casi un barrabrava. (risas) ♪. ♪. ♪. >>> estamos en la prueba de sonido de concierto de esta noche en lima, esta serÁ quiza la Última gira que hagan juntos, lo dijeron asÍ, con ellos nunca se sabe. >>> en lima perÚ marÍa luisa martÍnez, univisiÓn. >>> y seguramente marÍa luisa, no se perderÁ el concierto, quÉ agasajo, llegamos al final del noticiero, los dejamos con el legendario pianista de jazz que falleciÓ hoy a los 90 aÑos de edad, buenas noches. ♪. ♪. ♪ se dejan caer y le damos una calentadita a cada uno, primero uno y después al otro, para que vean con quien no se deben de meter carnal. >> dices tonterías, no, me urge regresarle ese billete a mi mamá ¿cómo le hacemos? >> pues gánatelo carnal,
to ginger zee. >> dozens of record highs yesterday including cities like dallas, houston, little rock and tulsa, look at the numbers, after the fog burns off today, another beautiful and not at all decemberlike day. orlando, 80. houston, 81. yesterday, they were 83. what can we expect in the northeast, fog in the morning, then getting into the 50s. the cold front creating some rain issues in the great lakes. the warmth, new york, 63 on tuesday. 60 monday. chicago gets a brief 59 and back into the 60s. >> this weather report has been brought to you by nexus 7 tablet. >>> well, maybe reality stars should leave diplomacy to the professional hours. within hours they had to call out the riot police. abc's john muller has the story. >> reporter: reality tv star kim kardashian draws a crowd almost everywhere he turns up. in the middle east, no exception. she promoted her milkshake shop. it's not fans reacting to the kardashian in the middle east. saturday, riot police in bahrain fired tear gas to protesters denouncing her appearance. omg, i just got to bahrain. can i move here please? pretti
in houston. a family spokesman says mr. bush is alert and in good spirits. he's been talking with his doctors and nurses. and i heard singing. the 88-year-old former president has been hospitalized for more than a month now because of a bronchitis-related cough and fever. >>> and finally, how is this for a way to get rid of your old christmas tree. instead of dumping it in your front yard, you can serve it for dinner to goats. if you happen to live in rhode island. a petting zoo in rhode island, they're feeding the trees to dozen of goats. they eat them in perfect silence, as you hear there. apparently they like chomping on the pine needles. >> that was a cow. >> hang on, okay? goats and lambs and cows, they also have a taste for christmas. >> interesting. >> make sure you remove the ornaments, though. >> leave them on there. a goat will eat anything. >> practical advice. thank you, ron. >>> now, to what was supposed to be a floating island of of lance but instead has turned into nausea on the high seas. >> an outbreak of a highly-contagious stomach virus on "the queen mary 2" is disrupting v
: near houston, texas the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to get away. the truck was off the ground and it wouldn't go. finally we took off. >> reporter: damage from pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the twister hit. >> they hunkered down in the laundry room. >> reporter: further north a snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice covered the roads in oklahoma. >> i got my chains on. i'm probably the only one with chains on driving around going 5 miles an hour. >> reporter: and the storm is pick up steam as it heads through arkansas into the midwest. within those warning areas, blizzard conditions are expected over the next 24 hours or so. tomorrow there could be up to a foot of snow in many parts of new england. edward lawrence for cbs news, washington. >> and back here in california, there was snow in the sierra for christmas. that meant chains for drivers without four-wheel drive and big delays. some folk
been in a houston hospital for a month and since sunday he has been in the intensive care unit treated for a cough and persistent fever. while mr. bush admits he is a bit under the weis about as fl go. a e-mail from his chief of staff, gene becker says quote, is he sick? yes. does owe plan on going anywhere soon? no. but the noted as, would tell you to put the harps back in the closet. gregg: good sense of humor. back to our top story. all eyes on washington where president obama will meet with congressional leaders to make one more attempt to craft a deal to avert looming tax hikes and spending cuts. with most of the hoist members on vacation until sunday night, no plan in sight. how much can actually be accomplished. susan fereccio joins us now. chief congressional correspondent for the "washington examiner". we're seeing dianne feinstein there on the senate floor. it is vacant on the house side. so in truth how much is really going to get done? >> well, gregg, a lot of this negotiations are really taking place between the leadership levels right now. we don't really have to worry ab
storm. another major headline tonight, the record warmth. >> houston and dallas, record highs today, and again tomorrow. atlanta and memphis a touch of a record high. they will be able about one degree short of it. the warmth sticks around for the start of the week. >> ginger zee, thank you. >>> we are going to turn now to the deadly bus crash at the miami airport. tonight, we learn about the driver who never intended to be at the airport at all. his wrong turn proving to be deadly. getting lost and missing signs warning of a low clearance ahead. the unfolding investigation tonight. >> very bloody. everybody had cuts. >> reporter: crews rushed to rescue dozens trapped in the bus moments after a bus plowed into a thick concrete overpass at miami international airport. the force of the impact ripped apart the front of the bus. >> the person didn't know where he was going. >> reporter: firefighters brought out the jaws of life to cut into the metal. more than 30 hurt, including two died. >> we had three people critically injured. >> reporter: across the nation, the industry is under fi
are hopeful we will win 50. if we are the runner up we would be put against houston for 51. that is how it will work. we look forward to the challenge. >> one other question, may be premature. with the out-of-towners, have you thought about how, if everything is based in san francisco, how the people will get down to santa clara? how that will work? >> we have talked about it and look forward to using the great public transportation. caltrans, great buss that are every morning picking up san franciscans, taking them down to silicon valley. we feel confident and confident we can make that happen in working with sf travel and the other visitor's bureaus down in the peninsula and south bay. we feel confident we can make that happen. >> i would say you see all the seismic retrofitting with the bay bridges, that is another reason why. >> everyone is from san francisco. the tag line was like go sf super bowl. the game will be in santa clara. what exactly is san francisco's involvement. are there events held here? >> yes, a great question. the super bowl 50 will be an iconic game. we expect a
. not enough. houston downs l.a. 107-105. when we come back why the statue of liberty remains off limits to tourists and then buckle up. oh, my goodness. look at who is in the driver's seat. we'll check out specially trained dogs who are hitting the road. at. we'll check out specially trained dogs who are hitting the road. it could also mean living with joint damage. help relieve the pain and stop the damage with humira, adalimumab. for many adults with moderate to severe ra, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop joint damage. so you can treat more than just the pain. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. tell your doctor if you have had tb, hepatitis b,
until kickoff. that's when tom brady and the pats destroyed houston. brady threw four td passes and new england led 28-0 before houston got on the board. >> >> the texans take a long flight back to houston after getting hammered 42-14. new england has now won seven straight, but the texans have the afc east best record by one game. >> i feel your pain, houston. >>> coming up next, santa's busiest helpers are going to follow the path of a pie and how it makes it to its holiday destination. >>> but first, how a little girl is proving to be an inspiration for anyone who needs to shed a few pounds. that's coming up. ♪ >>> "world news weather" brought to you by lifestyle lift. [ female announcer ] think coarse facial hair removal has to be painful? challenge that with new olay facial hair removal duo. a two-step process that removes even coarse, stubborn facial hair gently. plenty of gain, without all that pain... with olay. hd3 >>> losing weight is pretty tough for adults. but for a 9-year-old who was almost 200 pounds, it can be crushing. >> but breanna lost nearly a third of her size wi
and looking around. >> seven pound one houston of joy is always dads apple in the eye. >> we didn't think it would come around noontime. certainly it wasn't planned. >> this is the last sequential date and they think it's luck. >> ten dollar, i got a two dollar win. i got two dollar win. >> for others, they are using to bet on romance. >> it's going to be beautiful. on top of it, i'm going to renew my vows. >> he and his wife decided today would be the perfect day to tie the knot. city put out a call to love birds wanting to get hitched suggesting that it would be an anniversary date they would never forget. >> it has some meaning to us. >> at 12 p.m., that is really good. >> even the moon has a role to play. according to nasa, 12 is the number of astronauts who walked on the surface of the moon, perfect for couples today who are floating on air. >> i just want to be happy. we'll spend the rest of lives with each other. >> we wanted to know if it had boosted a sale in lottery tickets. we reached out to officials but we didn't hear back in time. if you are looking for another date to bet o
in there for him. and phoenix upset memphis 82-80. houston, the home team got a big boost just before the half with this amazing 50-foot long buzzer beater from beyond half court. it was by toney douglas. nothing but net. the rockets went on to beat washington 99-93. >>> and this is pretty cool. south africa's olympic sprinter blade runner oscar pristoras won a race against a horse. he crossed the line with just a second to spare. just an amazing race there. now for another look at your weather, here is nbc meteorologist dylan dreyer. good morning once again. >> that race is unbelievable. >> i know. we try to bring you the best here, dylan. >> wow. >> unbelievable is what we're going for. >> right. that is awesome to see. >> we are going to see some weather that's pretty quiet today. pretty awesome for some of you. we're looking at temperatures right now a little chilly in the 30s and 40s. new orleans was under a freeze warning earlier this morning because of temperatures close to freezing. so that's why we have the freeze warnings posted. obviously affects the growing season. we're looking at
. if the niners can't pressure brady it's going to be a long night. he took apart the defense of houston texans. it will be the toughest matchup for the 49ers' defense. >> he is so good with every detail of his game. his throwing motion, his understanding of the game, protection, defenses, so it's a big task, and i think we're up for it and our guys are excited to play this game. >> mike: to high school football. state championships, de la salle facing corona centennial. now, centennial has the state's leading offense, averaging 542 yards and two 1,000-yard rushers. bob lattice talked about retiring after 24 years at the helm. 21-0, sparts. and then austin lonestar. 13535-14 spartans. centennial has a great offense but couldn't get any closer than 14. de la salle, division state champions for the fourth straight year, 48-28 your final. >> division iii marks rein catholic and maddison. the quarterback headed to cal. out to handley, wildcats up 35-31, maddison answers, preair cormier, and this kid is strong. 79 yards. mad -- mad disson with the vic. >> we'll take a brief time-out. the warriors re
buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: here in houston, texas, the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis lowe and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to leave at first but could't because the truck was off the ground, and it wouldn't go. finally, it touched the ground, and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. eight people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the tornado hit. >> we went in the laundry room and sat down and hunkered down. >> reporter: further north ice and snow covered the roads in oklahoma. >> i got my chains on. i'm probably the only one with chains on driving around going 5 miles an hour. >> reporter: the storm is picking up steam as it heads through arkansas and into the midwest. >> within those warning areas blizzard conditions are expected over the next 24 hours or so. >> reporter: tomorrow there could be up to a foot of snow in many parts of new england. >> and the storm is covering a massive area at the mom
for persistent fever in the intensive care unit of a houston hospital. mr. bush was admitted to the icu sunday following a series of setbacks and is now on a liquids-only diet. he remains in guarded condition but doctors are cautiously optimistic about his treatment. president bush has been in the hospital since november 23rd for treatment of a lingering cough. mr. bush, the 41st president, is 84 years old. >>> former south african president nelson mandela is home after being released from the hospital. doctors say he's not fully recovered from a lung infection but he's well enough to go home. mr. nelson is 84 years old. >>> and now to the efforts to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. president obama returns to washington later today and the senate is due in session, but just about everyone agrees with just five days left, the possibility for a grand bargain to avoid across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts is all but lost, and even prospects for watered down deals seems slim. tara mergener is in washington with more. tara, good morning. >> good morning, duarte. yes. hopes for legislati
in a houston hospital. the 88-year-old was admitted last month after developing a cough. he's now being treated for weakness and fever. doctors say they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery. >>> nelson mandela will also spend christmas in the hospital where he's being treated for a lung infection and gallstones. people in capetown gathered to pray for the former south african president. other prayer services took place across the country. >>> the so-called king of the character actors has died. charles durning played everything from a nazi officer to the pope. he earned two oscar nominations including one for the musical "the best little whorehouse in texas." he was also a world war ii vet who survived the d-day invasion of normandy and battle of the bulge. he was 89 years old. >>> the actor best known as oscar for his role in the 1970s sitcom "the odd couple" has passed away. john finolio takes a look at jack klugman's life, career, and challenges he overcame. >> reporter: jack klugman was best known as the lovable, sloppy, cigar-loving sports writer oscar madison in "the odd couple."
on sunday between labor union shipping at ports from boston to houston, could be halted. insiders say a deal looks like a long shot. right now over 14,000 workers are threatening to strike at 14 major ports. you see them go all along the south and east coast. not only will a strike cause billions of dollars a day, it will force shipping costs to rise. things will be delayed coming in. right now the union is fighting for workers to be paid per shipping container, which comes out to a salary of $124,000 per year for each worker. >>> mother nature adding insult to injury to people still trying to recover from super storm sandy. many in sea bright, new jersey, was devastated down there, say this week's nor'easter was like being kicked while down. one homeowner picked what she could salvage from sandy in a container. she sadly discovered it flooded. >> i don't know what to do about that. i'll have to -- first of all, get it out and get it someplace and dry it out. >> juliet: i drove down there three weeks ago, i could not believe what i saw. about 150 out of the 300 people who live there stayed.
in houston. about 52 degrees a few clouds into denver. 48 in chicago. mostly sunny and 48 degrees in new york. let's time out this next storm. mostly clear today. tomorrow looks like a chance of showers. the main low off the coast. so most of the moisture going to skirt the coast. so yeah, looks like just kind of a swing as it moves right on by the bay area and then it moves out of town but more rain expected as we get into saturday and sunday. temperatures expected to be in the 50s all around the south bay today and along the coastline. 50s into the east bay as well and as you get inside the bay, we'll keep those temperatures cool, mainly into the 50s. next couple of days looks like back to an active and possibly wet weather pattern. not only tomorrow, but right into the weekend. and well into next week, guys how about that? >> we'll take it. >>> if this story if it wasn't so serious it may make you laugh a bit but the reality is, this mystery go-kart driver is putting himself and others in danger. watch as the driver avoids spinning out in oncoming traffic on one of sydney's busiest roads a
is playing a big part. the late singer whitney houston topped the general search list. she was followed by gangham style and hurricane sandy. san francisco number one for travel destination searches and the top search for consumer electronics no surprise apple ipad 3. the number one athlete search for 2012 jeremy lin. >>> 5:25 is the time. our house, sal, is a lot of searching for justin bieber. surprised he didn't make the list. >> and i searched for gangham style in the initial stages. >> so did we. >> you can also go to ktvu.com if you want to spend a little time on the internet or watch this traffic update. the traffic is doing pretty well on northbound 280 getting up to interstate 880. there is no major problems here. northbound 17 also looks good. we have a dry commute at least so far. steve says that might change. right now it looks good on the sunol grade. and now here is steve. >>> thank you, sal. cloudy skies. cold out there. heard from nicole she is in the marie that -- marina, burr it's cold out there. cloudy skies. maybe a little bit of light rain. this system is more show
. >> from boston to houston, these ports represent hundreds of billions of dollars worth of consumer goods that flow for distribution thousands of miles inland. thanks to both sides reaching a nearly last-minute agreement, none will see the picket signs sunday. >> economist worried if we do go off the fiscal cliff, it's now averted strike would have combined for a deadly one-two punch to the u.s. economy. now the overall deal is at 100% signed off on by februar february 6, then we are right back to where we were this morning and again the national retail federation and the florida governor rick scott will be urging president obama to prevent a strike invoking the tap partly act and something not done since president george w. bush did it in 2002. back to you. >> doug: phil keating in miami. the so-called milk cliff that would also kick in to effect the lawmakers can't avoid the fiscal cliff they be averted now. hill source tells fox news and the senate agriculture leaders working on a year long extension of all farm programs. the source noted that the truman era law is so old it would take
are gone. >> reporter: near houston a tornado destroyed buildings and tore down power lines. this woman and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we don't leave because the truck was off the ground. it wouldn't go. finally it touched the ground and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide and 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when it hit. >> went into the laundry room and sat down. >> reporter: further north a massive snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice covered the roads in oklahoma. >> got my chains on. i'm probably the only one with chains on driving around going 5 miles an hour. >> reporter: the storm is pick up steam as it heads through arkansas into the midwest. within those warning areas blizzard conditions are expected over the next 24 hours or so. tomorrow there could be up to a foot of snow in many parts of new england. edward lawrence for cbs news, washington. >>> a messy commute in the sierra, whether people wanted to ski or visit family, they all got stuck
houston's death. >> it was a tragic end to an iconic singer's successful but often troubled career. whitney houston who battled with drugs and alcohol for decades, died february 11th in a hotel bathtub at the age of 48. the night before the grammy awards. houston's death was an accidental drowning with the effects of heart disease and cocaine use as contributing factors. ♪ and i >> nischelle turner, cnn, hollywood. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. celebrex can be taken with or without food. and it's not a narcotic. you and your doctor should balance the benefits with the risks.
with just two pills. >>> top stories this morning. what started as a minor traffic stop in houston ended with a veteran decorated police officer dead. investigators say officer jim are norman just pulled over a suspect of a traffic offense when he was shot. norman apparently didn't even have time to draw his gun. a business owner who ran out to see what was going on what is also shot and killed. other officers shot and wounded the 21-year-old suspect. he's expected to survive and face murder charges. >>> and later today egypt is expected to finally officially announce the results of a vote on its new constitution which was drafted by a muslim-dominated assembly. preliminary unofficial results from the muslim brotherhood show 64% approve the charter. an opposition count had a similar count. an opposition party soaksman said they already filed several cases in administrative courts to challenge the vote. >>> and it's a rocket that hovers like a helicopter. take a look at this video. it may blow your mind. the company's spacek launching a successful test flight of its grasshopper rocket. th
by christmas but former president george h.w. bush is still in intensive care at a houston hospital. he's got an elevated fever. the nation's 41st president is on a liquid diet. he's listed as guarded. he's the 88-year-old bush coping with christmas in the hospital? well, his spokesman quotes him as saying i'm determined not to be grumpy with all of this. >> at least he has a good attitude about it. >>> meanwhile, when a local newspaper pushes a map -- first we'll tell you about a whale because rescuers are racing to save a giant and clearly sick beached whale off breezy point in queens, new york. if that place sounds familiar, it was one of the areas just leveled by hurricane sandy and a fire sparked by the storm. the 50-foot-long whale is believed to be a female humpback whale and experts say the likelihood of it surviving is not just good because the whale appears to be very skinny and weak. >> poor thing. >>> when a local newspaper published a map with the names and addresses of legally registered gun owners, a blogger struck back in a big way and that blogger will join us live coming up.
george h.w. bush remains in stable condition in a houston hospital. he's been treated for bronchitis. he's been if the hospital for more than a week now. at 88, the world war ii veteran is the oldest living former president. >>> the supreme court could decide this week whether to take up the controversial issue of same-sex marriage. the nine justices met behind closed doors on friday but took no action. the high court could act tomorrow when it's scheduled to release orders, or the justices may choose to discuss the issue when they meet for another scheduled conference on friday. >>> we're now just one month away until the fiscal cliff deadline. and while the deal will actually be made in washington, politicians are taking their message on the road and straight to the voters. cnn political editor paul steinhouser has more. >> good morning. the presidential election may be fading into the rearview mirror, but it feels a lot like campaign season. >> i'm already missing the time that i spent on the campaign visiting towns like this and talking to folks like you. >> we love you. >> i love yo
into the eastern seaboard. 48 and windy chicago. 48 new york. 52 denver. 56 degrees and mild in houston. next storm system approaching the bay area will skirt along the coast. chance of scattered light showers tomorrow. moves by, catching a brief break, more rain saturday afternoon, overnight into sunday. everyone will get a good soaking. temperatures today mainly in the 50s, 40s at the mountains, and next couple of days looks like we are headed to very active weather pattern, chance of showers for tomorrow. then a chance late in the day on saturday. rainfall expected overnight saturday night into sunday. more rain on the way staying unsettled well into next week. let's check the roads now with gianna. >> it's been a very busy morning as you head toward most of our bay area bridges. some of them are slow, some okay. san mateo bridge live look. we had a busy morning here on the peninsula side all lanes now open following a fatal accident. extra volume, still 17 minutes between 880 and 101. bay bridge metering lights are on, traffic backed up beyond 880 at this point. slow if you are head towards the
fourth in general searches. the top three general searches are singer whitney houston, gangham style, and hurricane sandy. >>> we don't have to search for sal castaneda we know he's right over there. he knows about our commute. >> absolutely. i can give you timely traffic information dave and everyone. good morning, to you. let's take a look at what we have here on northbound 280 getting up to 880 the traffic looks pretty good coming through. and 101 also looks good. you still have a are little window of opportunity i should say driving through. if you are driving from hayward to fremont this morning a little bit of slowing on 880. 580 is still looking pretty good coming into livermore and 680 from concord to walnut creek still relatively light. >>> cloudy skies. mostly cloudy skies. a really weak system is dropping by. there could be very light rain. but the cold air is trapped. it will be a very cool day. cloudy, mostly cloudy. highs low 50s for many. >>> time now 6:27. a huge fire in fremont devastated a family owned machine shop. we will bring now a live update on the damage and
their own restrictions. this is how it works in houston, which has no zoning. half of the residential neighborhoods have restrictions. if you live in a neighborhood without restrictions, you are allowed to petition neighbors, and if 75% agree, you can write covenants and restrictions for your neighborhood. if the developer says we think your neighborhood would be more valuable if we changed it, and we will pay you to change, you can vote to do that. that happens all the time. you get an evolutionary system that responds to demand, rather than government winds and fads. >> your thoughts about the federal housing administration, where nearly for 80 years, they have maintained a stable housing market, helping lower and middle-income families enter the housing market through government assistance. guest: that is true in places without wind use restrictions, the when you have something like the fha subsidizing housing prices, you're creating more instability. host: how do they subsidized it? guest: by providing lower interest rate loans than the private market might provide, which means to
style and no. 1 whitney houston. that was a world with a surge in u.s. it was a little different with the houston came out on top fouled by hurricanes and the election 2012 under games and jeremy land. >> bay area crab fishermen are back in the water this morning and there nearly week-long strike after reaching an agreement with brokers over price. the two sides agree on $3 per lb ending the stalemate that catboats and harbor and local crab off our market shelves. those from half moon bay sentences go in bodega bay are already back at sea. local market should start receiving of fresh local dungeon as crab on friday. >> crab is always a good way to ring in the new year along with kron4. the area's favorite ring in the new year is always with kron4. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks will be on the kron4 is new year's live show. it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. we have video to show you from west virginia a mass of natural gas line explosion and fire. you can see from the side of the road they're big, big flames. four homes were destroyed and several ot
are the top five. whitney houston's death. the singing star died you remember of an accidental overdose back in february. next, were searches about hurricane sandy which of course continues to be in the news today. after that the 2012 election that saw the president reelected to a second term. then came searches about the movie, "the hunger games." the film version of the popular book series by the same name. rounding out the top five basketball player jeremy lin who was a surprise star off the bench for the new york knicks. linsanity was only a trend here in new york as lin plays for the houston rockets. some other top trending searches had to do with the olympics, jon. the song, "gangnam style" and teenage bullying back to you. jon: jeremy lin the top five? >> reporter: number five. jon: interesting. thanks, rick folbaum. jenna: ever feel overwhelmed especially at work, even at home especially this time of year? like you have so much going on between the text-messaging and phone calls and e-mails and skype you simply can't focus? turns out we are distracted, a lot. office workers are inter
who were fined are lamarr houston, tommy kelly, matt shaughnessy and desmond bryant. bengals tackle andrew whitworth was also fined - and a few days ago whitworth called the raiders, raiders host browns sunday in a blacked out game >> ucla, stanford. is halftime right now. at stanford stadium matured the winner will go to the rose bowl. and here is what is amazing, they will play >> it would be nice if they could have these teamsthe san jose state spartan football team, led by coach mike macintyre, accepted an invitation to play in the military bowl on december 27th in washington d.c. played at rfk stadium. the 25th ranked spartans finished the season 10-2 in earning their first bowl appearance since 2006. a win in the military bowl would give san jose state it's first 11 win season in school history. the spartans opponent has not yet been determined. brian wilson's 7 year run in san francisco will more than likely be coming to an end at 9pm tonight when the injured closer officially becomes a free agent. sources say the giants aren't prepared to tender wilson a contract before the
an eye this morning on former president george h.w. bush in stable condition in houston. he's being treated for bronchitis. his office says the former president is expected to be released in the next few days. bush, by the way, is 88 years old, the oldest living former president. >>> the fiscal cliff is looming. we'll weigh through differences among lawmakers and see what sticking points are threatening to stall our economy. and when you switch from another company to us, we even reward you for the time you spent there. genius. yeah, genius. you guys must have your own loyalty program, right? well, we have something. show her, tom. huh? you should see november! oh, yeah? giving you more. now that's progressive. call or click today. ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the sh
of this and that for the year. so google, the most searched things of the year. whitney houston was the biggest trending celebrity of the year. she passed away several months back. also, the justin bieber breakup with actress selena gomez was the most inquired about celebrity split. andy murray was the most searched olympian. "skyfall" topped the movie list. "gangnam" was the top trending song. and in fashion, british olympic kick designer stella mccartney was the top trending label of the year. >> can you believe it's going to be 2013 in a couple of weeks? this particular groom was going to the chapel to be married. the only problem, he was arrested and spent the night in jail. he was driving 100 miles per hour near valparaiso, indiana. officers saying he was switching lanes, almost totaled his jeep. they waited until he pulled into the church's parking lot. this as relatives were waiting and shouting at him to slow down before he performed a doughnut. he told police he was late for the wedding and just been released from jail earlier that day. didn't make the wedding. >>> and the fully loaded cheese b
they sponsor. hear, hear, hear. you do not have to take cover when we go to break. >>> in houston, meanwhile, a thief got the shock of his life. he was trying to steal copper wires from a church, when he sparked what looked like a small explosion here. so powerful, his bolt cutters became welded to the wires. he got away. and we can only hope, learned a lesson in the process. >>> and this one's for you, george. as washington man, the gridlock, at least congress doesn't look like this. take a look. nothing gets george like a good parliament stepto. members of the ukrainian parliament couldn't decide who they wanted their next chairman to be. so, of course, this is actually, perhaps, in the bylaws. you fight it out. >> usually, that's taiwan. >> it is more exciting than a thumb war. one guy, yes. it did look like he was trying to crowd surf. we've obviously seen chairs thrown. but not today. perhaps progress, if only incremental. >> boy. let's hope it doesn't come to that in washington. >>> we have a different story here, though. >> we have some chilling, new details about the gunman who went
with murder, arson and other charge and did face a judge yesterday on christmas eve. >>> doctors in houston are keeping former president george h.w. bush in the hospital longer than expected because he's developed a fever. he's been fighting a lingering illness since thanksgiving. the 41st president was hospitalized with bronchitis and his medical team says every time he passes one medical hurdle, another pops up. mr. bush is 88 years old. >>> and how about some happier news this morning. american troops observe christmas in afghanistan with fellow soldiers on duty there. they celebrated with a meal and candle light vigil. the number of troops serving in afghanistan is going down. prior to the official u.s. withdrawal by the end of 2014. >>> in northern california, one man is dead after an avalanche at a ski resort. the 49-year-old snowboarder was buried on the slopes near lake tahoe. it was several hours before his friends realized he was missing. it's believed he's the only person caught in that slide. winter storms dumped three feet of snow in that area. >>> it's a white christmas for mu
, new york, new jersey, philadelphia, to houston texas. all of those ports would have been basically frozen, as far as the container shipping would have gone. that mess would have been layoffs and loss of income. of course, all of those consumer products in those containers such as electronics, auto parts, airline parts, frozen foods, clothing, manufacturing goods, all of that would have been frozen. prices going up for the remainder. this would have been a one, two, knockout punch. many experts. this would have absolutely triggered a recession. this container cliff, by all accounts, has been adverted by basically the last minute. that is great news for the ports, as well as, the u.s. commerce, jobs in the u.s. president did not get faced with the choice of invoking the tax which would have declared the strike illegal. he would have completely alienated all of that labor supporting he just had in the campaign. everything looking good so far. we will get more details and report back on this later here in the day. dagen: thank you so much. port strike averted. he will be bringing in mo
of northeast all the way down to the gulf of mexico and houston texans. billions and billions of dollars worth of goods. >> it is not just the local area. it is the entire region and the state and going nationally, as well. if we had gone over the fiscal cliff, the strike would also happened over the weekend and it would be a one, two economic punch. david: it took six months for the recovery after the last one. let's talk about hp. they are taking quite a bit of a hit in the market today. the pc and printer company has other headaches to deal with. giovanni josie has the stories. shibani: this is just a matter of time. the company revealing in a legal filing late yesterday that the department of justice has launched a firm and formal investigation into the $11 billion acquisition of software maker autonomy. the buyout led to a loss of questions with counting and write off from hp. hp accusing the company of cooking the books that led to inflated purchasing. even still the company's founder and ceo remains that he did nothing wrong. "we will cooperate with any investigation. look forward to th
, such a global star. so as you can see, the fans filing in, galaxy versus the houston dynamo. they played last year for the championship, the galaxy won. beckham wants to go out with a bang. when his second consecutive mls championship, deb. >> we understand that beckham may not be the only one leaving the galaxy. >> yes. landon donovan arguably one of the greatest american players of all time, both on the international scene and with the galaxy, says he's going to take some time off after this game. he has not officially announced his retirement or anything like that, but donovan, who is only 30 years old, is an active player on the field. he's put a lot of miles on his legs and they're saying they're not sure what he's going to do. the fans would love to see him keep playing. donovan may retire. >> all right, well, we may never have seen david beckham play personally, but we'll always look forward to seeing him in whatever picture we can. thank you so much. >>> a recovering addict says striving to perfect almost cost him his life. as a young gymnast, he felt so much pressure he turned to alc
. at the same time houston gained about 96,000 jobs. los angeles about 78,000. given its record energy production, north carolina has been named as the best-run stat. wyoming slips to second in this year's 24 sln 7 wall street.com rankings. nebraska is third. california wins the dubious distinction of the worst-run state just ahead of rhode island and illinois. >>> well, cold play dreams of paradise. but americans who seek it in hawaii have a steep price to pay. the rainbow state tops a new cold well banker list of the most expensive states for home buyers. the average listing for a four bedroom two bath home going for nearly $750,000. massachusetts is about $300,000 less but still the second most expensive state. california is the third priceyest with a $430,000 price tag on average. the most affordable listings, nebraska where the average listing is about $145,000. iowa and georgia ranked second and third least expensive. those are your number ones here on "weekends with alex witt." tht a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot?
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